Jewels of Indochina

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 27 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Vientiane, Laos
  • Ends Siem Reap, Cambodia
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Luang Prabang Sleepy French Colonial riverside town with over 30 gilded temples
  • Hanoi Wander through the bustling narrow streets of the Old Quarter lined with shophouses
  • Halong Bay Traditional junk boat cruise through one of the most breathtaking limestone landscapes in South East Asia
  • Hoi An Charming ancient merchant's town on the banks of the Thu Bon River
The Jewels Of Indochina trip starts in Vientiane and ends in Siem Reap. The Jewels Of Indochina trip is an active and outdoor tour that takes 27 days. You will travel through Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam and visit Vientiane, Hanoi, Tonle Sap Lake and 12 other destinations. This is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

This comprehensive trip through Indochina takes us into Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia. We travel by river, rail, road and even rickshaw as we explore the huge landscapes of these fascinating countries. Luang Prabang - Soak up the city's charming mix of French colonial architecture and golden Buddhist temples Halong Bay - Cruise through the incredible limestone landscapes on a traditional junk boat Siem Reap - Explore the once-hidden jungle temples of Angkor
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT EXPLORE
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 176 reviews
Joan's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • Joan
  • On Jan 10 2020
“Great leader, interesting balance of places to visit”
Rebecca's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • Rebecca
  • On Jan 11 2020
“This trip was amazing and definitely worth the cost. The variety of activities provided made it totally memorable.

The only think I would possibly change would be to fly back down from Chiang Mai to Bangkok rather than taking the overnight train again.”
Nigel's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • Nigel
  • On Dec 02 2019
“If there is a best guide award, I would like to nominate Miguel Vasquez. He was amazing.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1 : Join trip in Vientiane
  • Day 2 : In Vientiane, explore the capital; free afternoon
  • Day 3 : Drive to Vang Vieng, afternoon at leisure
  • Day 4 : Free day in Vang Vieng. Optional visit to caves or kayaking on Nam Song River
  • Day 5 : Scenic drive to Luang Prabang crossing mountain passes. Sunset visit to Mount Phousi
  • Day 6 : Morning walking tour of Luang Prabang, Afternoon free
  • Day 7 : From Luang Prabang, visit Kuang Si Waterfalls; optional afternoon cycle to Lao Loum village
  • Day 8 : In Luang Prabang, free morning; fly to Hanoi, evening walk in Old Quarter
  • Day 9 : Discover the sights of Hanoi including the Old Quarter
  • Day 10 : Free time in Hanoi, then drive to Halong Bay
  • Day 11 : Cruise Halong Bay; from Hanoi overnight train to Hué
  • Day 12 : In Hué; boat along Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda
  • Day 13 : In Hué, visit the Imperial Citadel; free afternoon
  • Day 14 : Scenic drive via Danang to Hoi An
  • Day 15 : Free day to explore Hoi An; optional visit to My Lai
  • Day 16 : Visit to ancient My Son; free afternoon in Hoi An
  • Day 17 : Fly to Ho Chi Minh City; drive to Mekong Delta
  • Day 18 : Mekong Delta cruise, then drive to Ho Chi Minh City
  • Day 19 : In Ho Chi Minh City; explore Old Saigon, and discover 'Secret Weapons Bunker'
  • Day 20 : From Ho Chi Minh City, visit Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Day 21 : Discover the sights of Phnom Penh
  • Day 22 : Free day in Phnom Penh; optional visit to Silk Island
  • Day 23 : Drive to Siem Reap; cruise on Tonle Sap Lake
  • Day 24 : From Siem Reap, explore Angkor temples with sunset
  • Day 25 : From Siem Reap, explore Angkor Thom
  • Day 26 : From Siem Reap, explore Ta Prohm and Angkor Wat
  • Day 27 : Tour ends in Siem Reap
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • 5 nights simple hotel
  • 19 nights comfortable hotel
  • 1 night simple overnight train
  • 1 night simple homestay
Meals
  • 25 Breakfast, 2 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Transport
  • Bus, Boat, Flight, Train
Guide
  • Explore Tour Leader, Boat Crew, Driver(s), Local Guide(s)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Vientiane and from Siem Reap are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Jewels of Indochina tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Jewels of Indochina tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 24 January 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 24 January 2021, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Jewels of Indochina tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Jewels of Indochina tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Various COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this trip to ensure the safety of each traveller.
  • This tour has implemented COVID-19 protocols that are guided by the WTTC (World Travel & Tourism Council), UNWTO (World Tourism Organisation), the European Commission and local government regulations. It amongst others take into account personal protection, extensive disinfecting and social distancing measures.
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